A Field of Wild Flowers

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It was intoxicating. I had immediate sensory overload. While driving down dirt roads yesterday, we happened upon a field of wild flowers – about 3/4 acre of color.

I hardly waited for Julie to bring the car to a full stop before I jumped out. And then I was overwhelmed. I didn’t know how to capture a field of tiny dots of color bouncing in the wind. I didn’t know where to start – so I started clicking and moving and changing depth of field. I took landscapes, I took macros, and found beautiful combinations of flowers. I took them all.20150730-DSC_0072I learned a great deal – as I always do when I am stuck and have to experiment. I wish I could go back but I think we would have a hard time finding it because when we wonder, we only know our approximate location. In other words we are temporarily lost.

The good news is that you and I can get lost together in my field of wild flowers as you enter my gallery.

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  1. We were just talking a few days ago about how hard it is to make the camera see what the eye sees with all those small flower heads – I think you did a stunning job and the images bring real peace across the internet. Thank you. 🙂

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    • What a wonderful compliment, David. Julie and I were both overwhelmed by the difficulty. I took a lot of wide angle shots, but was surprised by which ones worked. There were a lot of them that didn’t. 🙂

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